Walace, Balf and Mr Bunn

Kealy, Una (2009) Walace, Balf and Mr Bunn. Irish Theatre Magazine.

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Brendan Farrell’s new musical play is set in the Theatre Royal in the present day and is presented as the posthumous production of Mr Alfred Bunn, the original producer of composers William Vincent Wallace, Michael Balfe and Sir Julius Benedict, contemporaries working in musical theatre in London the 1800s. The play features a cast of four actors supported by a musical chorus, soloists and an orchestra and is a light-hearted look at the respective careers of the eponymous characters, interspersed with musical interludes featuring some of their popular compositions such as Balfe’s 'The Bohemian Girl', Wallace’s 'Maritana' and Benedict’s 'The Lily of Killarney'

Item Type: Article
Departments or Groups: Creativity and Culture Research Group
Divisions: School of Humanities > Department of Creative and Performing arts
Depositing User: Una Kealy
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2014 10:51
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2016 10:27
URI: https://repository.wit.ie/id/eprint/2936

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